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GRASS GIS Annual Report 2017

Time period between FOSS4G 2016 Bonn (August 24-26) and FOSS4G 2017 Boston (August 14-19).

Based on slides used at OSGeo Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017.

Key accomplishments

Releases

  • 4 releases since last AGM
  • 7.0.5 (with 2 release candidates)
  • 7.2.0 (with 2 release candidates)
  • 7.2.1 (with 2 release candidates)
  • 6.4.6
  • Version 6 discontinued on Aug 27, 2016 after 6 years of development

GRASS GIS GUI with hexagons, viridis, and module modules

Developments and features

  • Temporal algebra
  • Location management
  • CLI for 3rd party software
  • Translations via Transifex
  • Cartography improvements
  • Python interface improvements

Branding

  • Mission statement: Bringing advanced geospatial technologies to the world
  • New graphical identity (unified around "GRASS GIS", see images)

Community health and happiness

  • Team
    • New PSC, Sep 2016 (5 re-elected, 4 new)
    • 1 new core committer: Veronica Andreo
    • 8 new addon committers
  • Community sprints
    • Bonn 2016 (FOSS4G 2016 Code Sprint)
    • Genova 2017
    • Paris 2017 (FOSS4G-E 2017 Code sprint)
  • GSoC
    • 2016: 4 students accepted, 3 passed
    • 2017: 3 students accepted; 4 mentors; 2 managers for OSGeo

Outlook for 2019

  • Roadmap:
    • 7.2.2 (summer/fall 2017)
    • 7.4.0 (fall/winter 2017)
    • 8.0.0 (planning started)
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